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moments ago the chp gave new information regarding the investigation into this shooting incident. they are looking for a black nissan maxima with california plates: 5 tzb 244. they are looking for this car in relation to the investigation there's a number you can call if you have seen it. this started with a routine traffic stop three hours ago, then something went wrong there was an exchange of gunfire chp does not know how that began. both men were hit, both transported to the hospital in critical condition. there's police presence everywhere i am and the park and ride on the surface streets, also parking lots like i-680. let's hear chp. >> for unknown reasons gunfire
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was exchanged there may be a secondary vehicle involved it doesn't appear it is a safety threat to the public at this time. >> reporter: that was officer anzone. streets blocked off, south main blocked off, if you normally take i-680 it is blocked off in both directions northbound traffic taken off at south main. they will be here for several more hours. no names on the suspect or the chp officer who was hurt. a second chp car came by and called in for help and administered medical aid to the two men. also at this point, surface streets are parking lots i had to park half a mile away and walk here. you want to avoid this area as much as possible.
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eric thomas, abc7 news. we continue our coverage live at the medical center. conflicting reports about the conditions of the officer and suspect. >> reporter: that's right. initial reports from the chp say the officer and the suspect were both in critical condition. now they are saying both are in serious condition. they are very tight-lipped. i want to take you to the scene after the shooting about 9 a.m., we have video of very emergency situation roads surrounding the hospital were closed. two motorcycles escorteding in this ambulance. we don't know if the suspect or the officer were inside this ambulance. we know both are being treated here in the trauma center. i want to take you to the more recent scene. 10 squad cars motorcycle, from chp, local police from
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pleasant hill one officer from the contra costa county sheriff's office. the somber mood was palpable with officers arriving, wandering, no one would speak us to. back here live a hospital spokesman did confirm that family of the suspect and the officer have been contacted. we don't know if they are here. as i said somber mood is palpable. we will bring more information as we learn it. again, neither names of the suspect nor the officer has been released. >> as you can imagine with 680 shutdown in both directions the traffic is a nightmare sue is monitoring that. yes it is a nightmare implications all on surface streets live shot southbound past south main it is gridlock bumper-to-bumper northbound closed at red gear southbound slow out of pleasant hill, danville boulevard jammed stone valley road south main
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bumper-to-bumper all the surface streets. one report of a person traveling between lavorgna and red gear said it was just not moving, 30 minutes to go less than one mile both directions. avoid the scene if possible and of course there's no estimated time of ropeing as the investigation is on -- of reopening as the investigation is ongoing. 24 towards the caldecott tunnel is moving well. if you can get around to highway 24 from any direction that would be the best alternate. of course we continue to follow this breaking news story all day long we'll have the latest from the crime scene as well as the hospital on abc7 news at 4:00 and instant updates throughout the day on twitter as well as on facebook. we turn to other news. deputies are investigating a shooting that killed a
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20-year-old in an unincorporated area of alameda county in san lorenzo 9:30 last night in the 400 block of bartlett avenue. the victim is from hayward police do not have motive or suspects. in san bruno top officials and residents are gathering at the site where pg&e explosion killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes in septembe 2010. next sunday marks the blast's two year anniversary. amy hollyfield joins us from the neighborhood. >> reporter: good morning. you look around you do see progress. there are new homes like this beautiful one behind me. there are eight new homes. people have moved in look across the street homes under construction, 15 more homes on track to be built here in this neighborhood. there's progress underground in this neighborhood they have new sue we are and water lines -- suquamisher and water
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lines. line -- line 132 will never run again the mayor calls the progress slow there are still empty lots but he says they are doing it slowly because they want to do it right so they don't have to redo it. emotions are healing too. but people are still fragile, they will never forget but they are getting stronger. >> pretty rejill -- resilient this whole city not just this neighborhood it is the whole city, every time you go to the store, people stop and talk to you about it, how is it going? great place to live. >> reporter: it was september 9th, 2010 around 6:00 in the evening when the pipeline explosion killed eight people here and destroyed 38 homes and damaged 17. take a live look behind me, there is a press conference going on, state assemblyman hill has called a press
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conference to give people an update on the three bills he has had passed in the legislature regarding pipeline safety now headed for the governor's desk hopefully for signatures. sunday the mayor says the city will hold a remembrance on the two year anniversary at san bruno city park at 5:00. a time he says for people to get together to remember and to continue their efforts in healing. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. now to the race for the white house. if -- it is your voice, your vote president obama stopped this morning in virginia on the road to north carolina for the convention. the president went on the attack in his speech saying mitt romney is not offering new ideas to grow the economy. the national convention is officially underway in charlotte, north carolina. democrats will adopt a party platform today that is in
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sharp contrast with the republican blueprint. they are calling for higher taxes on wealthier americans. also supporting same-sex marriage and abortion rights. the first lady will be the keynote speaker tonight as she makes a case for her husband's reelection. she did her practice walk-through of the stage yesterday. mark matthews is in charlotte, north carolina he will be reporting live from the democratic convention. you can get instant updates from mark by following him on our facebook page mark is also tweeting. republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is stumping for votes today in ohio where he told supporters that america is not better off after nearly four years of president obama's leadership. ryan says the president will say a lot of things thursday night, but he will not be able to convince voters they are better off now than four years ago. >> still ahead, we will stay on top of that breaking news,
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the shooting of a chp officer and suspect during a traffic stop. these are live pictures from sky 7 hd we'll have an update. soggy setback is not going to dampen spirits at one san francisco school heading back to class after a damaging flood. flood. that is coming up next. [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. call at&t now to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's the fastest internet for the price. our newly expanded advanced digital network gives you more of what you enjoy online. and with at&t, our wireless gateway turns your home into a private wi-fi hot spot that connects your wi-fi devices and can even save on your smart phone data usage at home. so call now to get at&t u-verse high speed internet
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breaking news.
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this is an update on the breaking news we brought you at the top of this newscast shootout involving a chp officer and suspect on highway 680 in alamo, 680 shutdown in both expect to have it closed for several hours this is a massive investigation. authorities on the lookout for a car in connection with the shooting. they have released the name of the driver suspected of being behind the wheel of that car. chp says it is a woman 35-year-old daisy garcia, a hispanic woman the car is a black nissan. you have the license plate there 1998 black nissan maxima, 5 tzb 3244 that is the car which chp is looking for. highway patrol officer was wounded and suspect. we'll stay on top of the story and bring updates as soon as
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we get in san francisco now, it is back to class again for the students of our lady of the visitacion school. they've been out of school for a week because of a massive sinkhole. katie marzullo is there. >> reporter: besides the new pavement you can see at the intersection which is a temporary fix, permanent fix a couple weeks out. back-to-school do over. >> i'm glad the school is open i thank the lord and i hope everybody is safe and it is healthy for the kids to attend. >> we are happy that kids would be back-to-school now. everything is okay, school is like looks fine now. great. >> reporter: a week ago two days into the new school year, massive sinkhole at corner of
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sunny detail and kora sent water flooding into the school. today the streets are fixed and so is most of the school. >> smells like a new car, it is great inside ain't looks beautiful. >> reporter: the principal says the entire school has been recarped -- carpeted and all desks sanitized. the gym is out of commission indefinitely. >> since we are an inner city school the kids rely on the gym, they can walk from here over there to go to our gym. now we don't have a gym to practice sports and for games. >> reporter: the convent suffered the worst of the damage displacing four nuns who live there. >> we take one day at a time and move on. >> reporter: go good spirits despite the setback. >> i feel great to be back. it is good to see the kids. great to see parents.
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we are a big family here. >> reporter: one other note, students were given homework assignments over the past week on lane from the school's website and facebook page. as far as the water main break a 42 inch pipe was part of a new system that they say they are still investigating the cause of that break. katie marzullo, abc7 news. meteorologist mike nicco ahead with a beautiful forecast. a lot of sunshine in katie's shot from san francisco where it was cloudy before some of the clouds hanging around at the coast big cooling trend on the way and chance of thunderstorms in tomorrow's forecast. also, harold and kumar go to washington, d.c., new campaign ad from the white house and why it is going viral on the internet. >> for the last time as a single lady, please welcome kelly ripa!
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>> it is "live with kelly and michael" the new co-host is named. how the for over 60,000 california foster children, having necessary school supplies can mean the difference between success and failure. the day i start, i'm already behind. i never know what i'm gonna need. new school, new classes, new kids. it's hard starting over. to help, sleep train is collecting school supplies for local foster children. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help a foster child start the school year right. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child.
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this is barack i need to
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know if you are onboard. okay good, because i'm counting on you. >> that sounded intense who was that? >> president. >> sweet. [ laughing ] >> okay, maybe their next movie should be called harold and kumar go to the white house president obama's campaign team released this new ad urging supporters to follow the convention live online thursday night when the president is set to take the stage. kal penn will serve as host hope' has more energy. -- hope he has a little more energy. >> sweet, sweet weather. good news sfo flight arrival delays are over. clouds starting to retreat back to the coast. good morning emeryville towards the coast where the clouds break up a little
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during the afternoon. doppler 7 hd spinning around and it is still dry but we may have mist hanging around the air tomorrow thick clouds come back for the morning commute right now socked in along the coast. temperatures running in the 50s around san rafael, san francisco4@ half moon bay everybody else in the 60s far east fairfield, antioch and livermore, low to mid 70s itch today afternoon sunshine, cloudy and cool again tonight thunderstorm chance in tomorrow's forecast. today mid to upper 80s south bay could reach 90 los gatos peninsula mid 80s palo alto drop to 75 millbrae. low 60s even upper 50s along the coast mid 60s downtown to 67 south san francisco, 72 in sausalito low to mid 80s north bay valleys upper 50s to low 60s at your beaches. mid 70s to mid 80s from north to south across the east bay
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shore. east bay valleys hot, low to mid 90s like yesterday 65 monterey more sun 75 santa cruz more sunshine and warmth in morgan hill, 20° warmer, 95 two games almost at the same time. coliseum starts first angels and a's 7:05 first pitch dropping to 57. 7:15 at&t park giants and diamondbacks dropping to 56 both games going to be a little chilly by the time they end. clouds roll back into the bay, coast, a few clouds leak inland mainly 50s when we wake up tomorrow morning. we are watching a plume of dry air over top of us now marine layer wouldn't last long over the bay and inland getting shoved out by moisture to our south couple of tropical systems going to push that moisture towards us, tomorrow starting 3:00, thunderstorms may develop may have a few
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pops as we need the north bay during the afternoon and evening, very random chance of an isolated thunderstorm tomorrow. then pushes east thursday and temperatures remain slightly below average but dry thursday through the weekend. it has been months in the making we now know the man sitting next to morning talk show host kelly ripa. there he is, former new york giants star michael strahan. he came out of a limo, jogged out and gave kelly a big bear hug thought he was going to break her in half, he's so big, she is so tiny. he was one of dozens of people who got to try-out with kelly. regis retired last november. the pairing seems as though it was meant to be. look at what happened when extra hand was a guest in 2008. >> one day you are going to have to leave, what are you
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going to do with the rest of your life? you have a lot of personality, charisma, what do you think you will do? >> there's a show i'm on now that you know, maybe you want to -- >> live with michael and kelly, welcome. >> you never know who is going to sit here next. you want my job. >> wow. you can watch live with kelly and michael everyday at 9 a.m. right here on abc 7. we'll be back with an update on our breaking news story where f@@@
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chp officer shot on highway 680 during a traffic stop the description of the car and license number put out half an hour ago they have a car that car matches this description the shootout happened 8:20 this morning in the southbound lanes of i-680 near lavorgna road many they said they were looking for 35-year-old daisy garcia we don't have word she was found. the officer and suspect are in serious condition in the serious condition in the hospital more later today.
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